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Related Resources

Internet Resources

Shah, Anup. "Women's Rights." Global Issues: Social, Political, Economic, and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All. March 14, 2010.

Abortion Conservation Project, Inc.

Pro+Choice Forum

Boston-Area Public Service Learning Opportunities

The My Life My Choice Project

An initiative designed to reach adolescent girls most vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation

Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women

A city department that works to promote equality and justice for all women and girls and advocates on their behalf with other city departments and officials

Rosie's Place

Offers long-term and emergency assistance to poor and homeless women who have nowhere else to turn

Teen Voices & Women Express

An organization that supports and educates teen girls to create social change through media and writing


Improves the well-being of marginalized groups in South and Central Asian by increasing access to quality education and a healthy environment

Science Club for Girls

Increases the science literacy of girls from Kindergarten through 12th grade by providing free programs in hands-on learning, mentorship, and leadership

Project Have Hope

Works with a group of 100 women by helping to improve the quality of their lives

ReVision Urban Farm

Provides fresh, affordable and locally grown produce to families in the city with limited resources

Fenway Community Health

Enhances the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and all people through access to health care, education, research, and advocacy

Crittenton Women's Union

Helps low-income women achieve economic independence

Nutrition Education Outreach Project

Fights hunger and teaches families nutrition skills in the Boston area.

United South End Settlements

Provides comprehensive programs that address the needs of individuals and families, from infants to seniors

Ministries of Aides International, Inc.

Offers diverse programs such as basic computer classes, resume building classes, job placement, translation services, and ESL courses

The Second Step

Offers a comprehensive program for survivors of domestic violence